Beginner Triathlete - Bike Tech by FitWerx articles

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photoHint: It's not a one-person job
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photoWould it be a simple and advisable to swap back and forth between the road seat post with no aero bars and the tri seat post with aero bars?
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photoI have Bontrager Race Lite wheels. I was looking into renting Zipp 303's or 404's for race day for Ironman Lake Placid. What time will I save?
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photoWe are often asked the question, "What size frame should I buy" and the answer is “it depends”. I know that’s not the answer you want to hear, but hopefully the following will shed some more light.
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photoWhat is your opinion on cleat position? Is there a general rule that you follow when you first fit an athlete?
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photoMany things will influence your triathlon bike position, but if you are forced to set your position up on your own, there are several overall guidelines that should help.
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photoHow often should you have a bike tune up and what should be included? Is it unreasonable to expect a refitting as part of the tune up?
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photoI can run and swim with no problems but when I get on the bike my hamstring starts to tighten up. I had my bike fitted in January and the problem seemed fine until I got out on the roads recently.
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photoShould I remove the PD Jammers bars and ride it as is, set-up for riding in the drops and hoods? Should I run my Easton Orion II wheels or my Hed Jet60 C2's for IMWI?
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photoDoes a degree or two difference between two frames(head and/or seat tube) really make that much of a difference when it comes to fit?
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photoWhen I switch one wheelset for another, the rear derailleur needs to be adjusted because the rear wheel on each holds the cassette in a different position. Where do I start?
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photoWhat kind of time difference would one expect in changing from a road bike with aerobars to a tri bike with aerobars over a HIM distance if using the same wheelset?
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photoI have a Specialized Allez Elite road bike with aero bars. It has the stock seatpost. I am interested in changing the seat post to one that is more forward. What would I look for?
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photoI am in the process of buying my first tri bike. Because of my size my fitter suggested buying a custom frame but then I have an infinite number of choices for components, wheels, aerobars, etc.
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photoI read somewhere about "bar ends" to put on your handle bars, do you recommend them? Is this similar to adding clip on aero bars?
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